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Qualcomm announces its first 802.11ax Wi-Fi products
— 2:30 PM on February 13, 2017

I suspect that most gerbils probably have the same love-hate relationship with Wi-Fi that I do. I love it when it works, and hate it...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Networking

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Razer Blade laptop takes a swim in Kaby Lake
— 11:30 AM on February 13, 2017

Razer might get a bit of teasing for its gamer-focused marketing, but its 14" Blade laptop is surely one of the most powerful machines...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Rumor: full Ryzen spec and price list leaks
— 1:35 PM on February 12, 2017

The smoke around AMD's Ryzen chips grows ever thicker. Today's rumor concerns the entire Ryzen lineup from top to bottom. WCCFTech claims to have...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Deals of the week: a relatively affordable GTX 1080 and more
— 10:54 AM on February 10, 2017

Whew. I'm in a rush today, fellow gerbils, so let's dive right into the best deals we found this week. Let's start off with something big....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Storage Mobile computing

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Intel's next Core chips will be built on 14-nm tech again
— 10:00 AM on February 10, 2017

Ashraf Eassa from The Motley Fool was at Intel's annual Investor Day in California yesterday, and he Tweeted a couple of interesting things....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Nvidia fills the Shield Tablet K1 with Nougat
— 5:00 PM on February 9, 2017

In the weeks since CES, we've reported on the Nvidia's 2017 Shield TV set-top box, and the update for the original Shield TV...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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The Tech Report System Guide: February 2017 edition
— 2:45 PM on February 9, 2017

Intel's desktop Kaby Lake CPUs and their accompanying 200-series motherboards are out now, and that means good news for PC builders everywhere. See how Intel's...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Miscellaneous

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Intel Xeon E7-8894 v4 crunches 48 threads at up to 3.4 GHz
— 1:30 PM on February 9, 2017

Take a break from fantasizing about the purported price-performance ratio of Ryzen to gawp with us at Intel's new Xeon. Designated the

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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PSA: Newegg will take 5% off sitewide until 9:59 PT tonight
— 1:06 PM on February 9, 2017

This isn't a deals-of-the-week post, exactly. Newegg will usually discount a particular set of items, and we'll sniff out the best of them. This time...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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MSI gets chilly with four new Arctic-themed motherboards
— 10:00 AM on February 9, 2017

A snowstorm just swept through my city this morning, and it appears that MSI has been feeling the arctic winds, too. The company has four...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Rumor: Ryzen processors might top out at $490
— 9:02 AM on February 9, 2017

Almost everyone's expecting Ryzen processors to be reasonably competitive with Intel's offerings in terms of performance, but if they're priced the same, then "reasonably competitive"...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Google Brain neural network learns how to 'Enhance'
— 3:30 PM on February 8, 2017

When humans hallucinate, it's usually considered a problem. When computers do it, it's science. Research divisions of Google's parent company Alphabet have recently been working...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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WebGPU project twins browsers and low-level graphics APIs
— 2:00 PM on February 8, 2017

The World Wide Web Consortium, better known as the W3C, allows members to propose community groups for discussion and consideration of future web standards....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Software

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Intel plans $7 billion Fab 42 investment for 7-nm production
— 1:03 PM on February 8, 2017

Intel's 10-nm products are likely in production as we speak. Seven nanometers is the next stop on the roadmap, and the company revealed today that...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Sony sandwiches DRAM into image sensors for better captures
— 11:30 AM on February 8, 2017

Stacking layers of silicon is all the rage these days, and Sony is getting in on the party with a new image sensor for...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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AMD touts Zen die size advantage at ISSCC
— 8:57 AM on February 8, 2017

AMD has had a tough time competing with Intel's CPUs over the last few years. The modular philosophy in AMD's construction-core processors could never...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Report: Some embedded Atom CPUs can brick their host systems
— 4:32 PM on February 7, 2017

If we had to guess at the most-feared word in the CPU industry, "erratum" would be a top contender. When a major silicon bug makes...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Gigabyte B250M-Gaming 5 is a budget choice for glitzy gamers
— 4:00 PM on February 7, 2017

Intel makes a range of chipsets for its desktop processors, and the fully-enabled Z270 model sits right at the top. The thing is, the Z270...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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